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Hotel Monte Castelo

Rua Candido Mendes 201, Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20241-220, Brazil
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Ranked #105 of 265 Rio de Janeiro B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our whole family stayed in Rio for 7 nights and Hotel Monte Castelo was a really good value for a good area in Rio. The staff was very nice and tried to speak english (or even showed us a bit around, which was really nice!) The rooms were quite good, even if it wasnt the cleanest. For the money you... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room is really tiny with an even smaller shower room. Ground floor room was a little noisy but still ok. Breakfast was okish, nothing special. Diner is also very small. Access to main road and public transport was good but street was a little dodgy, didn't really feel safe walking home at night.

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We went there for one night during our transfer to Ilha grande. The price is pretty high considering the room that we got ( small, underground with a window that you can not really open as it is in the corridor). When it is hot, you can get any fresh air in. The shower space is small and you can... More 

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Good hotel, clean, close to a subway station and also to the Lapa neighborhood. The rooms are simple, the bed is just ok. The breakfast doesn't have many options but is enough. The price is the most attractive characteristic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It was a great location, right downtown, only minutes from Lapa and the Saleron Stairs. Excellent if your trip to Rio revolves around downtown. It's also close to the metro station, so it shouldn't be difficult to get to the beaches (the metro is very efficient and fast). The staff was super friendly and nice, and eager to help us... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I stayed at this hotel in May 2013. The hotel for the price was excellent. Carmeline (The lady at reception desk) and the manager of the hotel (sorry cant remember name) were just fantastic. They both spoke excellent english and more than happy to provide assistance whenever possible. Breakfast was reasonable but do agree should be more variety rather the... More 

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Hillingdon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Hotel very well situated five minutes walk from metro and local shops with beautiful park, harbour and Flamengo Beach within easy walking distance. Very easy to get to all the beautiful places in Rio, trains every 4/5 minutes terrific bus service. Breakfast very good but the same every single day! Staff very friendly and always helpful but the hotel is... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

During Fifa's World Cup I stayed there with friends. It was a nice experience due to this hotel is outside the main touristic area (Copacabana and/or Ipanema). Gloria neighborhood is like others in "Zona Sul" so we did not have any trouble to stay there. Also, it's near a "metro" station witch was helpful to go quickly to "Zona Sul"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Just got back from two week stay til day after world cup so was very busy and heard lots of worring stories about crime etc. The hotel rooms are small, basic but clean and the staff were wonderful, friendly and helpful. Good wifi in room which was handy to keep in touch with home. The hotel is situated in a... More 

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Small hotel but is has a great location near subway stations and places of interest. They offer a good breakfast and staff is helpful and speaks English and Spanish. They have Wi-Fi available in all rooms and public areas. The hotel is on the road most people use to get to or from the Christ the Redeemer statue. There are... More 

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